The Prince William Sound Risk Assessment

  title={The Prince William Sound Risk Assessment},
  author={Jason R. W. Merrick and J. Ren{\'e} van Dorp and Thomas A. Mazzuchi and John R. Harrald and John E. Spahn and Martha Grabowski},
After the grounding of the Exxon Valdez and its subsequent oil spill, all parties with interests in Prince William Sound (PWS) were eager to prevent another major pollution event. While they implemented several measures to reduce the risk of an oil spill, the stakeholders disagreed about the effectiveness of these measures and the potential effectiveness of further proposed measures. They formed a steering committee to represent all the major stakeholders in the oil industry, in the government… CONTINUE READING